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[audio]Forty-Two for Henry Flynt by La Monte Young performed by Peter Winkler (gong) at the Third Annual Festival of the Avant Garde in San Francisco, 1965 - La Monte Young
La Monte Young is an American composer living in New York, where he is associated with the group of composers who have derived a good deal of their impetus from the music and personality of John Cage. He was a student at the University of California, where much of his early music was performed in the late 1950s. Since that time he has gone on to fame as a progenitor of the minimalist music movement...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Experimental; 20th Century Classical; Minimalism
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[audio]Laetitia Sonami performs She Came Back, Again at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Laetitia Sonami
Laetitia Sonami, Bay Area based composer and sound artist, performs She Came Back, Again at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater.
Keywords: Sound Art; Experimental; Avantgarde
Downloads: 525
[audio]Laetitia Sonami, Pamela Z & Donald Swearingen perform the U.S. Premiere of Body Electric, a multimedia collaboration, at Other Minds 4, 1997 - Laetitia Sonami, Pamela Z, Donald Swearingen, Visual Brains, Melody Sumner
Body Electric, a multimedia collaboration by three leading Bay Area experimental electronic musicians, received its U.S. Premiere at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1997 at San Francisco's Cowell Theater. Laetitia Sonami, Pamela Z & Donald Swearingen perform live in tandem with 30 video monitors and super-projection screens programmed live by Japanese video artists Visual Brains with text by Melody Sumner...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Experimental; Sound Art
Downloads: 526
[audio]Laurie Anderson on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series from 1984 - Laurie Anderson
Having signed with Warner Brother Records, Laurie Anderson was soon to be at the height of her career in the mid-80s. This interview/lecture is incredibly insightful for both Anderson fans and those who have fond memories of the experimentation being done in the form of challenging and intelligent pop songs during the early to mid-80s. In part 1 of this interview before a live audience of 1000 at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music series in the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, Charles Amirkhanian...
Keywords: Avantgarde
Downloads: 3,083
[audio]Laurie Anderson Record Release Party for O Superman at The Kitchen NYC, 1980 - Laurie Anderson
Laurie Anderson's record release party for O Superman 7" (and Walk The Dog) (released on 110 Records) on April 28, 1980 at The Kitchen in New York City. Charles Amirkhanian interviews Laurie Anderson, Bob George, John Gibson, Phill Niblock, Roma Baran and Ken Friedman. Like Hitchcock's "Rope" this slice of reality in one take features Amirkhanian wandering through a dense crowd of revelers, nabbing interviewees spontaneously as they appear in his peripheral vision...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 5,831 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Leo Ornstein Centenary Program, 1992 - Leo Ornstein, Nicolas Slonimsky
Composer-pianist Leo Ornstein visits with Charles Amirkhanian on the occasion of his 100th birthday! Severo Ornstein, the son of the composer, is in the studio with Amirkhanian to provide commentary, while Leo Ornstein and another near centenarian, Nicolas Slonimsky, are interviewed by phone. The discussion centers on Ornsteins early history as a Wunderkind pianist in the 1910s, and his enormous output of music over nine decades of composing...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Interview
Downloads: 811
[audio]Linda Bouchard: Ductwork (1997) performed by The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Linda Bouchard
The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players performs Linda Bouchard's Ductwork (1997) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players Linda Bouchard, conductor Steven D'Amico, contrabass Daniel Kennedy, percussion Steven Miller, violin Kenneth Piascik, percussion Susan Radcliff, trumpet Karen Rosenak, piano William Wohlmacher, clarinet The presentation of this work was made possible with the support of the Fleischhac...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 256
[audio]Lois V Vierk, Speaking of Music at the Exploratorium in 1987 - Lois V Vierk
Lois V Vierk interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian at the Exploratorium's Speaking of Music Series in San Francisco, April 23, 1987. Composer Lois V Vierk uses multiples of the same instrument to create throbbing sheets of textural sound which develop in time according to her system of "exponential structure." Accordionist Guy Klucevsek plays her Manhattan Cascade for four accordions (1984). Other Music includes "Dark Bourne" for four bassoons and four celli (1985) and "Go Guitars" for five electri...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 461
[audio]Lou Harrison: Music for Bill and Me; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on classical guitar and National steel guitar at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Music for Bill and Me (1966-67; 1978) bears the mark "Oaxaca-Aptos, 66, 67." The work is for William Colvig, the composer's late partner and fellow instrument-builder. Colvig built many of the percussion instruments that have been used in Lou Harrison's music of the years.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Classical Guitar
Downloads: 909
[audio]Lou Harrison: Scenes from Nek Chand; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on National steel guitar at Other Minds Music Festival 8 in March 2002 in San Francisco, California. Lou Harrison: Scenes from Nek Chand (2001-02) world premiere of the last work completed by the composer before his death on 2 February 2003. Dedicated to David Tanenbaum, Carol Law and Charles Amirkhanian. Commissioned by Other Minds with funds from Betty Freeman...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Classical Guitar
Downloads: 2,067
[audio]Lou Harrison: Sonata for Harpsichord, for Linda Burman-Hall performed at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
An 85th Birthday Celebration for Lou Harrison at Other Minds Music Festival 8 from 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. Lou Harrison: Sonata for Harpsichord, for Linda Burman-Hall (1999-2000). Linda Burman-Hall, harpsichord Allegro moderato Adagio, arioso Estampie Lou Harrison's output of solo keyboard spans his entire career, with some works he now prefers on harpsichord originally designated 'for keyboard,' 'for cembalo,' 'for piano or harpsichord,' 'for piano,' or even 'for ...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 639
[audio]Lou Harrison: Sonata in Ishartum; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on classical guitar and National steel guitar at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. The Sonata in Ishartum (1974) is transcribed for a work for single harp and is dedicated to Randall Wong. This transcription lowers the pitch by a fifth. The Ishartum mode is the "white key" mode on E, and is the essential flamenco mode...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Classical Guitar
Downloads: 731
[audio]Lou Harrison: Trio for Violin, Cello, & Piano performed at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
An 85th Birthday Celebration for Lou Harrison at Other Minds Music Festival 8 from 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. Lou Harrison: Trio for Violin, Cello, & Piano (1990) performed at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in 2002 at Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco California. The Harmida Piano Trio (Dawn Harms, violin; Emil Miland, cello; and Laura Dahl, piano) Molto moderato Slow Dance: Rhapsody: Song Allegro As Lou Harrison explained: My only piano trio was commissioned in 19...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 907
[audio]Lou Harrison: A Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichsen; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on classical guitar and National steel guitar at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. As Harrison explained: "A Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichsen was written in 1977 for a publishing project of C.F. Peters, "The Waltz Project," which takes the form of an homage to a remarkable woman and friend who used to help me as music librarian when we were both young at Mills College and who later became the thoughful, gen...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Classical Guitar
Downloads: 913
[audio]Lou Harrison: Incidental Music to Corneille's Cinna performed at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
An 85th Birthday Celebration for Lou Harrison at Other Minds Music Festival 8, 2002 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, California. Lou Harrison: Incidental Music to Corneille's Cinna (1955-56) Medium fast Slow Medium slow Grand Linda Burman-Hall, tack piano Support for Linda Burman-Hall's appearance provided by New Albion Records.
Keywords: Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; Other Minds Festival; Lou Harrison
Downloads: 1,400
[audio]Im Memoriam Lou Harrison, A Lou Harrison Tribute at Other Minds 9, 2003 - Lou Harrison
Im Memoriam Lou Harrison (1917 - 2003) - a tribute performance at Other Minds Festival 9 at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, 2003. This performance was dedicated to the late composer Lou Harrison who passed away shortly before the festival. King David's Lament (1941; choral version 1985; arr. by Christi Denton 2003) San Francisco Premiere Harold Gray Meers, tenor Mark Morash, & Jake Heggie, piano four hands San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Kathleen McGuire, conductor Members of the Other ...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 665
[audio]Lou Harrison: Serenade for Frank Wigglesworth; Music for Solo Guitar performed by David Tanenbaum at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Lou Harrison
Music for Solo Guitar by Lou Harrison performed by David Tanenbaum on classical guitar at the Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Serenade is dated 12 February 1952 and was originally entitled in Esperanto "Serenado por Guitaro." It was written as part of a letter to a composer friend who was studying guitar at the time. Lou Harrison says, "This Serenade' for guitar was written for Frank Wigglesworth as part of a private letter to him...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Music; Lou Harrison; David Tanenbaum; Other Minds Festival
Downloads: 730
[audio]Lou Harrison: A New Gamelan - Lou Harrison
Music of Indonesia had haunted Lou Harrison from an early age to the point where he went to Asia to study. Upon his return, he decided to design and make Asian instruments using Western materials. With the help of Bill Colvig, they made two gamelans actually one that plays in two modes out of steel and aluminum tubes as well as slabs of aluminum. The gamelan is tuned to two separate modes of intonation (scale of overtones): U mode pentatonic scale and Gamelan 711 which includes prime numbers 7 a...
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[audio]Reflections on Carlos Chavez After His Death by Lou Harrison & Aaron Copland - Lou Harrison & Aaron Copland
Statement by Lou Harrison, 5min. Statement by Aaron Copland, 1 min. Recorded by Charles Amirkhanian during the 1978 Cabrillo Music Festival, held annually in August in Santa Cruz, CA. Chavez, the distinguished Mexican composer, born in 1899 just had passed away in Mexico City on August 2nd.
Keywords: Classical
Downloads: 686
[audio]Lou Harrison Interview with Charles Amirkhanian, 1975 - Lou Harrison and Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian interviews Lou Harrison and Bill Colvig to promote a series of Benefit Concerts scheduled during the summer of 1975 at the Center of World Music (2640 College Ave.). The features and uniqueness of the Center are discussed, and examples of music studied and performed there are presented via recorded music of Javanese gamelan, Chinese pipa, a selection from Harry Partchs The Letter, and a recording of Harrisons Canticle No...
Downloads: 311
[audio]Lou Harrison and Bill Colvig Interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian, 1989 - Lou Harrison, Bill Colvig, Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian talks with one of America's most distinguished composers, Lou Harrison, whose use of gamelan instruments and interest in other musics of the world helped bring an appreciation of Pacific and Asian music to the U.S. William Colvig has collaborated with Harrison for many years, building original and gamelan-inspired instruments. The program begins with Eric Marin's film documenting Harrison & Colvig, and continues with excerpts from Harrison's Piano Concerto (featuring Keith Ja...
Keywords: Interview and Music; Unconventional Instruments; New Music
Downloads: 550
[audio]Lou Harrison and Bill Colvig Interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian, 1989 - Lou Harrison, Bill Colvig, Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian talks with one of America's most distinguished composers, Lou Harrison, whose use of gamelan instruments and interest in other musics of the world helped bring an appreciation of Pacific and Asian music to the U.S. William Colvig has collaborated with Harrison for many years, building original and gamelan-inspired instruments. The program begins with Eric Marin's film documenting Harrison & Colvig, and continues with excerpts from Harrison's Piano Concerto (featuring Keith Ja...
Downloads: 345
[audio]Music To Make You Blind: Interview With Lowell Cross from KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series, 1971 - Lowell Cross
Ode To Gravity with Charles Amirkhanian, Music To Make You Blind: Interview With Lowell Cross Originally broadcast live on January 13, 1971 on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series. Lowell Cross is a composer of electronic music and a builder of sound synthesizing devices. He discusses his recent collaboration with David Tudor involving laser projections which was premiered at the Osaka World's Fair. This program includes a stereo recording of Video II-B...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electronic; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 436
[audio]Luc Ferrari: Les Émois d'Aphrodite performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Luc Ferrari
The MC Band perform the world premiere of Luc Ferrari's composition Les Émois d'Aphrodite ("The Emotions of Aphrodite"; 1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Les Émois d'Aphrodite (1998) une premièe danse un morceau de peur une deuxième danse une bonne portion de trip charnel enfin une danse sauvage d'Aphrodite The MC Band March Chun, music director March Chun, synthesizer John McGinn, piano Kevin Neuhoff, percussion Tony Striplen, clarinet M...
Keywords: Avant-garde; 20th Century Classical; Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic
Downloads: 1,977
[audio]Luc Ferrari: Presque Rien No. 4 (1998) performed at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Luc Ferrari
Luc Ferrari performs the U.S. premiere of his composition Presque Rien No. 4, "La remontée du village" ("Almost Nothing No. 4, "The Ascent to the Village"; 1998) at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. From the program notes: Presque Rien No. 4 was completed in 1998 and here receives its American premiere. It is a tape work with a ground bass ambient style...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,283
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